How to make favicons
Someone asked me how "to add a logo next to your url in the address bar of the browsers" — a good question. Those little icon-like items are called favicons, which I can only guess is a contraction of favorites (e.g., sites bookmarked in your brownser) and icon. (Well, if it isn't, there's the start of an urban legend … mea culpa.)
Favicons are little images with a .ico extension (e.g., favicon.ico), but it's not enough to make an image and switch the extension to .ico.
There are different ways to make favicons. My favorite is via a Photoshop plugin called ICO Format from Telegraphics.com.au. Of course, if you do a quick search for "favicon", you'll get quite a selection.
Once you've made your favicon, upload it to your server, then call it from each of your HTML pages via a bit of code in the <head> section:
<link rel="SHORTCUT ICON" href="favicon.ico">
And that's it.
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